Lepisanthes sect. Hebecoccus

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Lepisanthes sect. Hebecoccus


Trees. Leaves glabrous. Inflorescences in Malesian species terminal and in the upper leaf axils, spreadingly but sparsely branched. Petals 5, scale in Malesian species not crested. Fruits not or slightly lobed, smooth but with thick, fleshy pericarp which is more or less strongly wrinkled when dry, outside thinly to densely hairy, inside glabrous. Seeds glabrous.


Asia-Tropical: Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), continental Asia present
5 species, 3 in Continental Asia from Sri Lanka to Indo-China, the other 2 in Malesia.